GOVT EXTENDS LOAN SCHEME TO SEVEN MORE PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES

BY KALALUKA MUSHAUKWA Government has extended the student’s Loan Scheme to Seven more public Universities in the country. Speaking at a media briefing, Higher Education Minister Professor Nkandu Luo revealed that the loan scheme will now only cover tuition and accommodation fees which will be paid directly to the institutions, while students will only be […]

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ZANI-MUONE RESIDENTS APPEAL FOR POLICE POST

Residents of Zani-Muone west have repeated calls on the authorities on the need to construct a Police Post in that area. The residents have noted with concern that criminals have taken advantage of the absence of the Police Presence and are attacking people with impunity. The residents have since pleaded with government to quickly construct […]

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COUPLE STABBED WHILST MAKING LOVE

A couple has sustained serious wounds after being stabbed with a sharp instrument by an unknown assailant who found them having sex in a house located in Maseka village of Chavuma district in North-western province. North-Western Commissioner of Police Hudson Namachila who confirmed the development said the attacker pounced on the couple on Monday around […]

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NOTORIOUS GANG EMERGES IN CHAZANGA COMPOUND

  BY KALALUKA MUSHAUKWA A gang of notorious boys has emerged in Lusaka’s Chazanga compound and is reportedly terrorizing inhabitants of that community. And the residents have lamented that they are living in fear as the gang is on rampant attacking and stealing from innocent residents. One of the victims now narrates to Komboni Radio […]

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TIZ WELCOMES ARREST OF CHITOTELA

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) has welcomed the arrest of Housing and Infrastructure Development Minister Ronald Chitotela by the Anti Corruption Commission for allegedly concealing property believed to be proceeds of crime. And TIZ President Rueben Lifuka believes that the ACC has done its homework and have sufficient grounds to effect the arrest. […]

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BUSHIRI, WIFE GRANTED BAIL

  Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife have been granted R100, 000 bail. The two appeared briefly at the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria on Wednesday. Oscar Pistorius’ lawyer, advocate Barry Roux represented the controversial pastor. Bushiri and wife are charged with fraud and money laundering. His faithful followers returned to court to support him. On Monday, they prayed […]

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UPHOLD PROFESSIONALISM, COUNCIL POLICE TOLD

Lusaka City Council (LCC) management has reminded Council Police officers to uphold professionalism as they counduct anti-vending activities around the city.   The reminder follows complainants on some social media platforms by some concerned residents about the alleged Council police brutality against vendors during anti-vending activities.   In a statement issued to the media today […]

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TWO NABBED FOR WILDLIFE CRIME

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA The Lundazi Subordinate Court has jailed two wildlife offenders for being in Illegal Possession of Prescribed Trophy and an unlicensed firearm. The Court has convicted and sentenced Lubinda Lay, 43-year-old man to six years imprisonment with hard labour for Unlawful Possession of three pairs of ivory, contrary to section 130(2) (a) of […]

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PREP NOT A LICENCE TO ENGAGE IN PROMISCUOUS BEHAVIOR-DR CHAILA

  A medical expert has cautioned members of the public against using pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) drug to engage in promiscuous behaviour.   Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) Provincial Co-Coordinator-Lusaka Achieve Project Dr Mwate Joseph Chaila says PrEP should not be used to engage in prostitution but ensures that sexually active are protected […]

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